Salt Spring Stories
TAKE OUT and SPECIALTY FOOD

TAKE OUT and SPECIALTY FOOD

Take out and specialty food options on Salt Spring Island are abundant: grab a picnic and head to the beach, or set yourself up for a fine dining experience at home.

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BAKERIES & COFFEE

BAKERIES & COFFEE

Located in Fulford Harbour across from the Fulford Ferry Terminal.  Fulford Days happen in August each year and are held at this location.  This is an annual family event where islanders enjoy such activities as musical performances and sand castle building. 

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FINE DINING

FINE DINING

Fine dining on the island is as diverse as the people who live here. From farm to table to European gourmet, you’ll enjoy a range of high quality, considered meals as you explore the dining options that flourish here.

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CASUAL DINING

CASUAL DINING

Whether you are looking for Sunday brunch or a pub style dinner you’ll find what fits in one of Salt Spring’s many restaurants and cafes.

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GETTING HERE

GETTING HERE

Come to Salt Spring by ferry, float plane, private boat or water taxi. Find out your best travel options from mainland Vancouver, Vancouver Island and Washington State.

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PARKS + HIKING

PARKS + HIKING

When visiting Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, there is no better way to explore natures beauty than a good hike through the many walking trails. From shore walks to mountain hikes, Salt Spring has it all.

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LAKES

LAKES

On the south end of the island are Stowel and Weston Lakes. Both lakes have access off of Beaver Point Road.  Stowel Lake is great for kids old and young alike with a sandy beach and a mid-lake dock for the older kids to hang out with another one just off the shore.

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SAILING & BOATING

SAILING & BOATING

Sailing on Salt Spring is second-to-none. With ample anchorages, fully equipped marinas, and wonderful destinations, Salt Spring is a perfect base for your Salish Sea sailing adventures.

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KAYAKING

KAYAKING

Kayaking the Salish Sea involves discovering remote islets, visiting white shell beaches, and touring marine parks. The greatest way to experience the sunrise and sunset on Earth!

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TENNIS & GOLF

TENNIS & GOLF

Portlock Park has four courts located at the corner of Vesuvius Bay Road and Lower Ganges Road. Fulford has one court located behind the Fire Hall on Fulford Ganges Road.

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SERVICE CLUBS  

SERVICE CLUBS  

Salt Spring service clubs exist to to develop, promote and improve the economic, environmental, cultural and social well being of the citizens of Salt Spring Island. 

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HEALTH & SAFETY

HEALTH & SAFETY

Consists of three stations, eight trucks, one emergency response vehicle, four on- staff fire fighters and over 30 volunteers.

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GETTING AROUND

GETTING AROUND

Rent a bike, car, kayak… and self propel, or take public transit to explore the island from tip to tail.

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FITNESS & YOGA CENTRES

FITNESS & YOGA CENTRES

NORTH END FITNESS Selectorized weight circuit, aerobics classes, qualified trainers on duty seven days a week.  Located at 102 McPhillips Avenue above the Moka Coffee Shop. Drop-ins...

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SCHOOLS

SCHOOLS

Offers grades 7-12 with approximately 35 students.  Self-directed and self-paced pursuit of graduation “Dogwood”.  Opportunities to explore areas of special interest.  Flexible scheduling with instruction in core Math and English.  Future Studies Program provides students with a fascinating amalgam of the sciences and humanities.  Small groups and individualized instruction

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SALT SPRING ISLAND CHURCHES

SALT SPRING ISLAND CHURCHES

Anglican, Baha’i, Buddhist, Mormon, Community Gospel Eckankar, Jehovah’s Witness, Quaker, Roman Catholic, Baptist, Pentecostal, Unitarian Fellowship, United Church

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ARTS & CULTURE

ARTS & CULTURE

Salt Spring Island’s premier venue for concerts, theatre, exhibitions and much more!  ArtSpring is an 11,800 square foot, two level heavy timber structure boasting a 5,200 square foot exhibition/multi-purpose area and 6,600 square foot, 259 seat theatre.  Visit ArtSpring and experience the best of what Salt Spring has to offer plus the finest in visiting artists.  Phone the box office at 250-537-2102.

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ACCOMMODATION

ACCOMMODATION

With one of the best climates in Canada, it offers temperate and moderately dry weather. An eight month long growing season makes Salt Spring a gardener’s delight — daffodils bloom in February while much of Canada is still covered in snow.

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A Special Place

A Special Place

With one of the best climates in Canada, it offers temperate and moderately dry weather. An eight month long growing season makes Salt Spring a gardener’s delight — daffodils bloom in February while much of Canada is still covered in snow.

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